Preliminary Report: Twinjet Makes Runway Excursion

 - November 4, 2011, 12:24 PM

Cessna 550 Citation II, Manhuaçu, Brazil, Oct. 7, 2011–While landing just before dusk at Manhuaçu-Elias Breder Airport, the twinjet ran off the 3,840-foot runway after the brakes failed during rollout, according to reports. The pilot steered the airplane into a neighboring field, where the nosegear collapsed. The Brazilian-registered jet incurred minor damage and one of the passengers suffered minor injuries.